Bengal Cat Breed Standard
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Bengal cat breed standard. Bengal breed 76 general type standard the bengal should be alert friendly and affectionate and in excellent physical condition with a dependable temperament. Mill beginning in the early 1980 s. The arrow shaped spots on a cat s coat give them a particularly fluid horizontal appearance and create a unique illusory motion. Mix of power and agility the bengal cat coat and head are the most attractive aspect of this breed.
The source of the notes on the picture above is tica breed standard in part. The modern bengal breed traces to cats bred by mrs. The other notes are from me and a book called the new encyclopedia of the cat by dr. Fogle a full bengal cat breed standard can be found on tica s website or in the uk the gccf website.
The bengal is never to be mean and show aggressivity. All allowable colours are listed within each breed. The hybrid crosses are registered as foundation f1 f2 f3 bengals that are not eligible for show and only the females are used for breeding. The breed s name is a reference to the scientific name of the asian leopard cat prionailurus bengalensis.
The bengal cat is an athletic curious confident and friendly cat. The overall impression of the savannah is a tall lean graceful cat with striking dark spots and other bold markings on a background color of any shade of brown silver black or black smoke. The bengal cat breed standard is a written guide for how closely your bengal cat resembles the structural coat colour texture of the most ideal bengal cat. The bengal s wild appearance is enhanced by its distinctive spotted or marbled tabby coat which should be thick and luxurious.
At the end of the breeds is a description of the tabby patterns and general remarks for all breeds. The bengal cat is a domesticated cat breed created from hybrids of domestic cats the asian leopard cat prionailurus bengalensis and the egyptian mau which gives them their golden shimmer the breed name comes from the taxonomic name bengals have a wild appearance and may show spots rosettes arrowhead markings or marbling. The bengal cat breed standard calls for spots to be horizontally aligned instead of the classic tabby s vertically aligned spots. The bengal is a large to medium cat sleek.
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